CHICAGO — A young boy was shot and killed inside a South Side home Sunday.
Relatives discovered the boy with a gunshot wound to the face in the 9600 block of S. Escanaba Avenue around 4:15 p.m.
He was rushed to Trinity Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Relatives told police they heard a gunshot and ran to the room only to find the child with the gun.
Police are currently investigating the circumstances of the shooting.
Juan Rodriguez, 39, said he thought he had dropped them off at daycare in New York before he went to work at a hospital on Friday morning, according to the district attorney’s office.
Twin 1-year-old babies died Friday after they were left in a car for eight hours in New York, police said.
The New York Police Department said in a news release the boy and girl were found unconscious and unresponsive in the back seat of a Honda sedan in the Bronx. They were pronounced dead at the scene.
The children’s 39-year-old father, Juan Rodriguez, has been charged with two counts of manslaughter and two counts of criminal negligent homicide, NYPD said.
SEOUL– Six-year-old South Korean YouTube star with 30 million subscribers has purchased a multimillion dollar, five-story property in Seoul. Boram bought the 9.5 billion Korean won ($8 million) building in the trendy Seoul suburb of Gangnam earlier this year, through the Boram Family company, which was set up by the YouTuber’s parents, according to a public real estate registration document.
A 9-year-old girl was tossed into the air and injured by a bison Monday near the Old Faithful Geyser area, park officials said Tuesday.
The girl from Odessa, Fla., was treated and released at Old Faithful Clinic.
Witnesses said a group of about 50 people were within 5 to 10 feet of the bison for at least 20 minutes, causing it to charge.
No citations were issued, and the incident remains under investigation.
MISSOURI — A mix-up at a Missouri Walmart store left a little girl with a birthday cake that read: “Happy birthday Loser.” The photo of 2-year-old Elizabeth Jones went viral. Her mom, Melin Jones, said as she was leaving the store, she realized what the cake said. She said she asked for the cake to read: “Happy birthday Lizard” — Elizabeth’s nickname.
Four children who packed fishing rods into an SUV belonging to one of their parents and drove 620-miles on a madcap spree across the Australian outback were arrested by police on Sunday.
The children, aged between 10 and 14, escaped officers after a brief car chase in one town.
They also fled two petrol stations without paying for fuel. … continue reading Four children arrested after stealing parents’ SUV and driving across Australian outback
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